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Nursing - Nurse/Psych Nurse
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Alberta Health Services
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ALB00076277 Requisition #
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The Stollery Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) located at the Royal Alexandra Hospital, is a 69 funded bed unit that accepts babies from all over Northern Alberta, Yukon, Northwest Territories, and Nunavut, and is characterized by high acuity and high activity. The Registered Nurse is responsible for the assessment, planning, implementation, and evaluation of sick and critically ill neonates on both level II and level III. The program utilizes a Family Centered Care philosophy within an interdisciplinary team model, and is the only NIDCAP (Newborn Individualized Developmental Care and Assessment Program) training center in Canada. The Program has a dedicated Resuscitation and Stabilization Team (RST) who respond to the High-Risk case-room at the Lois Hole Hospital. The Program is involved in several quality improvement initiatives. The successful candidate will perform a variety of nursing duties and work collaboratively with the multidisciplinary team, patients and their families to achieve positive patient outcomes and improvements in quality care. Nursing care will be administered safely and effectively according to NICU and hospital guidelines.

Description:

As a Registered Nurse (RN), you will provide a wide variety of nursing services to patients, families, communities and populations, while taking necessary steps to ensure their safety and well-being. In your role, you will utilize nursing processes, through critical thinking, problem solving and decision making, as well as teach, counsel and advocate on behalf of patients and their families. You will play a leadership role in supporting an integrated and holistic approach to patient care, health promotion and maintenance. You will provide safe, quality patient and family centered care while reflecting the shared vision and values of AHS.

  • Classification: Registered Nurse
  • Union: United Nurses of Alberta
  • Department: RA -Unit 47 NICU-EDM
  • Primary Location: Royal Alexandra Hospital
  • Multi-Site: At (UNA only)
  • FTE: 0.60
  • Posting End Date: 19-DEC-2018
  • Temporary Employee Class: Temp P/T Benefits
  • Date Available: 14-JAN-2019
  • Temporary End Date: 29-DEC-2019
  • Hours per Shift: 11.08
  • Length of Shift in weeks: 12
  • Shifts per cycle: 24
  • Shift Pattern: Days, Nights, Weekends
  • Days Off: As Per Rotation
  • Minimum Salary: $36.86
  • Maximum Salary: $48.37
  • Vehicle Requirement: N/A
Required Qualifications:

Completion of an accredited nursing education program. Active or eligible for registration and practice permit with the College and Association of Registered Nurses of Alberta (CARNA). Current Basic Cardiac Life Support - Health Care Provider (BCLS-HCP).

Additional Required Qualifications:

Basic computer literacy is required. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and a strong Family Centered Care philosophy are required. Recent acute care experience, post-partum/mother baby care, or pediatrics experience is preferred. One year Current Level 3 NICU experience is required. Successful pass of a Math Calculation Competency Assessment of 90% is required to be considered for hire.

Preferred Qualifications:

A BScN is preferred.

Please note:

All postings close at 23:59 of the posting end date indicated.

Important:

Alberta Health Services (AHS) is committed to ensuring the safety of staff and patients and requires all NEW employees to provide a satisfactory criminal record check (CRC) and/or Vulnerable Sector Search(VSS) prior to the start of their employment. The CRC/VSS must be specific to the role at AHS and must be dated no more than 90 days prior to the date on your written offer from AHS.

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